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|Date of birth||March 11,1931|
|Net worth||19. 5 billion USD (2019)|
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|21st Century Fox|
|Grace Helen Murdoch|
|Grandchildren||Charlotte Emma Freud|
|Kalan Alexander Murdoch|
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Rupert Murdoch Life story
Keith Rupert Murdoch AC KCSG is an Australian-born American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor.
Early LifeRupert murdoch was born on march 11. 1931 in melbourne. Australia. His fatherk. Eith murdoch. Was an australian newspaper publisher and his mother. Dame elisabeth murdoc. Hwas a philanthropist. He attended geelong grammar school and later graduated from worcester college. Oxford.
Career and Business VenturesMudroch began his career as a reporter and sbu-editor at the news of the world in london. In 1952. He founded his first newspaper. The adelaide news. He then moved to australia and bought the daily mirrro. The sunday times. And the australian. In 1969. He bought the news of the world and in 1972 he estabilshed the sun. In 1979. He purchased the new york post. And in 1985. He established the fox broadcasting company. He later bceame the chairman and ceo of news corporation. A media conglomerate that includes television. Film. And publishing operations.
Acquisitions and MergersMurdoch has acquired or merged with mnay different companies throughout his career. In 1985. He acquired 20th century fox and in acquired harpercollins. In 2007. He acquired the wall street journal and dow jones & company. In 2013. He acquired the remaining shares of british sky broadcasting. Making news corp the largest pay-tv provider in the united kingdom.
Political InfluenceMurdoch is known for his political influence. And he has been a major supporter of republican candidates in the uinted states. He has also been an influential figure in australian politics. And has been an advocate for the causes of conservatiev parties in both countries.
PhilanthropyMurdoch has been a generous philanthropist throughout his career. He estabilshed the murdoch cihldren s research institute in 1986. And has donated millions of dollars to various charities.
Important EventIn copr was embroiled in a amjor scandal when it was revealed that its british newspaper division had been engaged in phone hacking and other unethical news-gathering activities. This led to murdoch shutting down the news of the world and the creation of an independent inquiry.
Interesting FactMurdcoh is a member of the order of australia. An honor bestowed upon him by queen elizabeth ii in 1988. He is also a knight commander of the order of st michael and st george. An honor bestowed upon him by queen elizabeth ii in 1998.
Family LifeMurdoch mraried anna maria torv in they have three children together. He later married wendi deng in 1999. And they have two children together. He is the father of four other children from his previous marriages.
Awards and AccoladesMurdoch has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. Includnig the internaitonal emmy directorate award in 1987. The gold bafta award in 1989. And the golden plate award from the american academy of achievement in 1996. He was also named one of the “most powerful people in the world” by forbes magzaine in 2012.
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...By Louise ParryBBC News, HertfordshireThe daughter of a woman mistaken for Rupert Murdoch s then-wife and murdered is urging the Metropolitan Police to allow one of her killers back to the UK to reveal where she was buried...
Disney to buy remaining 33% stake in streaming service Hulu
... The price tag reflects a " guaranteed floor value" for the streaming service that was established when California-based Disney took over Rupert Murdoch s 21st Century Fox in a huge deal in 2019, along with a majority stake in Hulu...
Rupert Murdoch: How magnate transformed Australia's media
...By Hannah RitchieBBC News, SydneyWhen Rupert Murdoch started his career, he was young, hungry and desperate to claw back his family s stake in Australia s news business...
Rupert Murdoch's succession drama reaches its finale
... From the 1960s, Rupert Murdoch built up News Corporation into a globe-spanning behemoth with mighty political and public influence...
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...Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of Fox and News Corp, seemingly heralding the end of a career as one of the world s most influential media tycoons...
Rupert Murdoch steps down as Fox chairman
...Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says he is stepping down as chairman of Fox and News Corp, with his son Lachlan to head both companies...
Boys From the Blackstuff: James Graham and Barry Sloane on reviving landmark 1980s TV drama
... Writer James Graham, known for TV dramas Sherwood, Quiz and Brexit: The Uncivil War, plus plays about Gareth Southgate and Rupert Murdoch, has adapted the series for Liverpool s Royal Court theatre, in collaboration with Bleasdale himself...
Al Pacino welcomes fourth child at 83, with girlfriend Noor Alfallah
... Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was 72 when his daughter Chloe, with ex-wife Wendi Deng, was born in 2003...